At Dundee, we use the Thiel embalming system, which offers a novel and revolutionary experience of working with human material compared to other preservation methods.
The casework active staff in CAHID are experienced practitioners who regularly contribute to high profile forensic cases and can offer expertise in a range of specialist forensic services.
The comparative osteological collection is another of our active skeletal repositories which is being continually expanded. This collection comprises an eclectic mix of interesting species ranging from African big game specimens through to a host of UK domestic specimens.
The Scheuer collection is considered the only active repository of juvenile skeletal remains in the world. It consists of over 120 individuals collected from archaeological and historical anatomical sources.